6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 4, 2013


  1. Bad Timing: Seaga Told Holness Not To Call 2011 General Election – JLP Audit Group. The five-member committee which probed the reasons behind the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) loss in the2011 general election is reporting that Edward Seaga, the former party leader and mentor to current leader Andrew Holness, had warned that going to the polls before 2012 would be suicidal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Simpson Miller Off To Japan For Three Days. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is on a three-day official visit to Japan… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Seaga Calls For Nat’l Manpower Survey To Help Grads Land Jobs. Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga has described as no longer promising, the atmosphere into which young people now graduate from universities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Make Early Childhood Education A Priority, Tony Hart Advises. Antony Hart, the latest inductee into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame, says all Jamaicans should place great importance on early childhood education… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Farm Up Jamaica Pulls Big Interest From Agri Stakeholders. In less than a month after the New York City launch of Farm Up Jamaica, a programme designed to grow more organic foods in Jamaica, the company’s chief executive officer, Neil Curtis is reporting an immediate tidal wave of interest in the initiative… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Gov’t Launches $250m Sport Infrastructure Programme. The Government has signed an agreement that will see $250 million being pumped into the infrastructural development of 23 high school and community-based sporting facilities across the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com